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Dorothea Tanning (born in Galesburg, Illinois, 1910, died in New York, 2012). She lived in Chicago, New York, Arizona, and for nearly 30 years in France. She was married to Max Ernst. Her works are included in collections of major institutions including Tate, London; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. In 1959 she participated at the documenta 2 in Kassel. and in 1981 at WESTKUNST. Zeitgenössische Kunst seit 1939 Westkunst in Cologne.

painting, sculpture, printmaking, designs for theatre, poetry, textile objects, Surrealism

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  • 29. Mar 22. Jul
    SURREAL THINGS V&A Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  • 15. Oct 07. Feb 2005
    Paula´s Home LENTOS Kunstmuseum, Linz
  • 24. Jul 02. Jan 2005
    Stalemate MCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago